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Swell Taco

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Mexican, American
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135 Deer Park Ave, Babylon, NY 11702
+1 631-482-1299
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11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Description: Some of the best Mexican food you can get. Come enjoy some great California...
Some of the best Mexican food you can get. Come enjoy some great California inspired Mexican food while relaxing with a margarita, in our laid back surf inspired atmosphere.
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  • 37
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  • 19
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 0
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good vibes

This hidden gem has great surfer vibes. No shoes no shirt no problem. Great food, great specials and taco Tuesday's keep regulars coming back.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
stiv l
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Amityville, New York
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Amityville, New York
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This hidden gem has great surfer vibes. No shoes no shirt no problem. Great food, great specials and taco Tuesday's keep regulars coming back.

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Thank stiv l
Long Island, New York
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's an awesome looking little spot. It feels exclusive because it's hidden and sort of small. The food is delicious but doesn't always agree with me. I avoid the fish. Some of the servers are kind of jerky. But the girls are usually very friendly.

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Thank Laurzenheimer
Babylon, New York
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131 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015 via mobile

Been a Babylon resident for a few years and after a few recommendations from friends I decided to try it out. Atmosphere: very chill, surf shack feel. Cool music and surf videos on the tvs over the bar. Food: Decent selection of tacos: fish, meat, chicken...had such high expectations, but the flavor was lacking. Nothing was different or unique. Mostly... More 

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Thank MrsKnicki
Lindenhurst, New York
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194 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015 via mobile

Great place we have been reading and hearing about go awhile. Food great and reasonable. Server was a doll, very on the ball. Had a Kona Longboard beer for the first time, and it was very good. We will definitely be back here quite a bit.

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Thank P Brian S
Babylon, New York
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

The place is always busy, no matter what time of day. The tacos and burritos are great. It sits behind Main Street, so you have to look for the walkway that lead to it, but it's worth the search. They are closed on Sunday's, which is disappointing.

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Thank Tami S
Babylon, New York, United States
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108 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

a step below chipotle. not nearly as good as advertised by the previous reviews. reasonably priced, but that was the only redeeming quality

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Thank Jeffrey L
New York City, New York
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109 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

Great tacos and burritos! You wouldn't know about this place unless someone told you it was there, or you found it on Tripadvisor. North of Del Fuego on Deer Park Avenue and down the alley across from Grove Street. Great value on great food and drinks. We'll definitely be back!

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Thank BeachDLT-50
West Palm Beach, Florida
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34 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

Visited yesterday for lunch. Greeted and seated promptly. Ordered chips/guacamole, tacos and quesadillas, and green tea for beverage. Food arrived quickly and was well-prepared. Friendly server. Have visited three times in past few months for lunch and been satisfied each time. Not a fancy place, and you may have to wait for a table during rush hour, but it is... More 

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Thank GLWestP55
Long Island
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207 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

Can't believe it has taken us so long to find this local treasure--Swell Taco has been tucked away on a little alley in Babylon for 3 years and today was our first visit. We went for lunch and sat outside on the shaded side of the building to enjoy a beautiful day, crunchy chips, delicious green Tomatillo salsa and to... More 

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Thank LongIslandMabel
West Babylon, New York
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

This restaurant has delicious food. They have the best nachos. Great atmosphere and very friendly people.

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Thank Jeff S

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 135 Deer Park Ave, Babylon, NY 11702
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Babylon
  • Phone Number: +1 631-482-1299

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican, American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget

Description

Some of the best Mexican food you can get. Come enjoy some great California inspired Mexican food while relaxing with a margarita, in our laid back surf inspired atmosphere.
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?